Search Resources (English): Gender differences, Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)

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Improving conditions: integrating sex and gender into federal mental health and addictions policy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/ImprovingConditions.pdf

Examines factors across the lifespan that demonstrate why an examination of sex differences and gender influences is crucial to any policy work in mental health and substance use.

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Published: 2006
Time to deliver on gender and HIV/AIDS  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Examines the ways in which sex and gender function to make women and girls susceptible to HIV.

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Published: 2006
Gender-sensitive home and community care and caregiving research: a synthesis paper  
http://www.womenandhealthcarereform.ca/publications/synthesis.pdf

Reviews 45 gender-sensitive studies of home and community care and caregiving and identifies research gaps.

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Published: 2002
An exploration of the stress experience of Mi'kmaq female youth in Nova Scotia  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving22.pdf

Explores the underlying stress experiences of Mi'kmaq young women living on reserves, and seeks to develop policy and program interventions.

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Published: 2001
Girls, women and substance use  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/substanceUse.pdf

Summarizes the ways in which substance use and addiction differ for girls and women, and the implications of those differences for policy, research, systems and services.

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Published: 2005
An exploration of the stress experience of Mi'kmaq on-reserve female youth in Nova Scotia  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/an-exploration.pdf

Examines the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health stressors experienced by Mi'kmaq female youth.

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Published: 2001
Does gender count?: Differences in English-Canadian beliefs, attitudes and behaviours towards breast cancer and infertility: des  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/gender-count.pdf

Aims to provide an empirical framework for statements about Canadian attitudes towards, or use of, technologies and complementary care.

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Published: 2001
Gender, work and health: an analysis of the 1994 National Population Health Survey
Explores whether there are differences in the health of men and women and the extent to which paid and unpaid work conditions and social, personal and material resources affect the health of women and men.
Published: 1999
HIV/AIDS: a global epidemic  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/HIV_A_Global_Epidemic.pdf
Examines the impact of HIV and AIDS on women, particularly in Africa. (See Details)
Gender mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS: taking a multisectoral approach  
http://www.thecommonwealth.org/shared_asp_files/uploadedfiles/%7B735AB75B-7A3A-4FC0-BC39-A342BB570D7B%7D_HIV%20AIDS%20gender%20manual.pdf
Demonstrates gender differences and age patterns with individuals infected with HIV. (See Details)
Published: 2002